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Author Topic: To Ritual or Not To Ritual?  (Read 3138 times)
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Sharon-Anne Bateman

« Reply #1: January 08, 2010, 01:26:10 am »

Hello all! I'm very new to this forum but am loving the wealth of knowledge around here!

I had a very newbie question for you all. I'm looking to make little sachets for my mother and sister for protection and mental healing. Anyways, I've got the supplies and I spent the time writing my own spell, but here's what I was wondering: Do I need to do a whole ritual to charge and bless these sachets? I've had some books advise that any time I do any sort of magic (for Eclectic Wicca), I should cast the circle, call the Guardians, invoke the Goddess and the God, and all that jazz. However, in another text, I read a little ceremony for consecrating tools that did not involve all of that...

Long story short: Basically, I want to stuff my sachets and do a little candle magic to charge them. Should I only do it during a ritual?

Gods, if I had to do a full ritual everytime I did some work, I'd never be out of the blasted circle! If you want to just stuff the sachets and do a little candle magic, just do that. IMO you don't always need the full ritual to get things done. If you get your ingredients, do a short/quick blessing over them, put them in the pouches, seal them and then use the candles to add the protection, I think that that will work perfectly well.

Let me know how it goes?

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